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Author Topic: Help design original sail pattern? Now closed.  (Read 2513 times)
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« Reply #30 on: April 26, 2014, 01:07 PM »

Rob, thanks for the design.  Very "dark side of the moon" ish.  It would not be too hard to replicate... Obtaining prismatic fabric might be hard. It could be pulled off using clear mylar.  Also remember that the spine would show through any white or clear fabric.



Thanks for considering it ! I've asked kite builders in the past about making this design, but no one was interested. Yes, it is another Dark Side of the Moon kite, but with Prismatex for the nose prism, I think it would look spectacular ! Sky Burner is building some Solus(s) with Prismatex, so maybe there's a little more of it hanging  out there. Maybe Reggie with Four Winds kites could float you some, if he's still around...
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« Reply #31 on: April 26, 2014, 05:18 PM »

This one reminds me of some old skool kites. Works symmetrical or asym.
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« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2014, 05:29 PM »

This one reminds me of some old skool kites. Works symmetrical or asym.
Should remind you.. that is so close to a goodwinds Flash
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« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2014, 05:31 PM »

I saw a picture from Berkeley circa 1994 the other day...
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« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2014, 07:05 PM »

I am not familiar with Flash... is there a picture you could post for comparison?  Do speak up if a design should be removed prior to running a poll for the winner.  Thanks!

This one reminds me of some old skool kites. Works symmetrical or asym.
Should remind you.. that is so close to a goodwinds Flash
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« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2014, 07:47 PM »

I think this is one, or one like it. Mine has four teeth per side.  Smiley

I'm sure there are others similar designs in the history of sport kites. Nothing I know of made in the recent past. No problem dumping my design if it's too derivative, just thinking of the kite I'd like to fly.
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« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2014, 08:23 PM »

I like it.  Sort of like a rotated Mystic Tongue That gray fade posted earlier was perhaps inspired by an inverted PEUL layout. Retro lives!  Smiley

I think this is one, or one like it. Mine has four teeth per side.  Smiley

I'm sure there are others similar designs in the history of sport kites. Nothing I know of made in the recent past. No problem dumping my design if it's too derivative, just thinking of the kite I'd like to fly.
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« Reply #37 on: April 26, 2014, 10:02 PM »

Allen,  if no one else objects, I don't have a problem leaving it in (as it won't be for commercial use either way).
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« Reply #38 on: April 27, 2014, 03:59 AM »

The flash was a great kite...I learned to axle on one!
Kathy sold full kites as well as kits to make them too.... You would enjoy flying it Allen, older school trickiness!
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« Reply #39 on: April 27, 2014, 04:37 AM »






i wouldn't expect the top one to ever get made ...
i was just having fun drawing, and its good to dream.
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« Reply #40 on: April 27, 2014, 08:45 AM »




Only a test with the same cut of the sail, symmetrical or asymmetrical. An idea that I had for quite some time
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« Reply #41 on: April 27, 2014, 02:33 PM »



Saw this post today and it reminded me of some old designs I drew years ago, so I adapted them to this kite.
 Had some fun reminiscing. Spend a couple of hours playing with the designs. More can be seen here;

https://picasaweb.google.com/mshampton2/StuntKiteImages

 A hand mirror is needed to see the full images as I only do half designs for most images(saves a lot of time)
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« Reply #42 on: April 27, 2014, 03:53 PM »

Aerial art,
Your designs are quite impressive!  If you are able, could you submit those in color template version?  and keep in mind that any finished product would not have the gradient colors... while I think the transitions are excellent, I don't have (or know of any) such thing available.

Anyway, if you're able to save me the time of redrawing them, it would help expedite the start of the poll later this week.  Thanks for contributing!
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« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2014, 04:08 PM »



Saw this post today and it reminded me of some old designs I drew years ago, so I adapted them to this kite.
 Had some fun reminiscing. Spend a couple of hours playing with the designs. More can be seen here;

https://picasaweb.google.com/mshampton2/StuntKiteImages

 A hand mirror is needed to see the full images as I only do half designs for most images(saves a lot of time)
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Scott, they look great.

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« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2014, 04:33 PM »

Well if Scott Hampton is submitting designs,

we mere mortals need not apply.  Huh
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